When you resume the Microsoft Windows XP-based computer from the hibernation state, the background (wallpaper) may not show on the Windows desktop. If you press SPACEBAR with a mouse pointer when the screen changes to a black screen, the background may not show on your Windows desktop. However, if you press SPACEBAR when you log on to your Windows XP-based computer, the background (wallpaper) shows on the Windows desktop.
This issue may occur if you press SPACEBAR to resume your Windows XP-based computer from the hibernation state.
To work around this issue, after you log on to your computer, use one of the following methods:
- Press F5.
- Right-click the Windows desktop, and then click Refresh.
For more information about the F5 function key, click Start, click Help and Support, type windows shortcut keys F5 in the Search text box, and then click Start searching to view the topics returned.
Article ID: 887238 - Last Review: Feb 15, 2017 - Revision: 2